The BEST Episodes of Nitro Circus

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2020

Network: MTV

Travis Pastrana is an experienced motocross racer. He is famous for the following quote: 'I've got the willingness and stupidity to try anything. If I think it's even remotely possible, I'll do it.' Along with his less experienced friends, Travis tries insane stunts on various vehicles and in various terrains, often attempting jumps and flips over the 'foam pit' in his backyard or crazy...

Hell Compound

#1 - Hell Compound

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 1, 2009

Back home in the Maryland compound, Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Circus crew break out some toys of all shapes and horsepower to create new stunts and sports. From racing big wheels downhill to launching pit bikes off trampolines to attempting the first ever back flip in a monster truck, they drive, jump, and crash everything they can get their hands on.

star 8.25
257 votes
Lake Medina

#2 - Lake Medina

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 15, 2009

Back home in the Maryland compound, Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Circus crew break out some toys of all shapes and horsepower to create new stunts and sports. From racing big wheels downhill to launching pit bikes off trampolines to attempting the first ever back flip in a monster truck, they drive, jump, and crash everything they can get their hands on.

star 7.98
322 votes
Nitro Circus Circus

#3 - Nitro Circus Circus

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 8, 2009

The Nitro crew head to the circus where Tommy performs with his elephant twin, and Andy flies over the big top.

star 7.94
206 votes
Hydro Circus

#4 - Hydro Circus

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 3, 2009

The group heads to Havasu, AZ., taking a break from preparing for the X-Games in order to have some fun.

star 7.92
192 votes
Home Sweet Home

#5 - Home Sweet Home

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 8, 2009

The crew head back to the Utah birthplace of Nitro Circus, using the familiar rugged terrain to ride, race and wreck everything they can get their hands on. They redefine the ancient Roman chariot race with a new kind of horse-power. Then they handcraft their own motor homes to race on a figure-eight track and Streetbike Tommy crashes a Rock Crawler. Basically the cast creates some homecoming mayhem, Nitro-style.

star 7.84
241 votes
Welcome to Pastranaland

#6 - Welcome to Pastranaland

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 8, 2009

The inaugural episode of Nitro Circus explodes at Travis Pastrana’s Maryland compound, where the cast takes one-upmanship to spectacular new heights. From Travis’s chute-less jump from an airplane to nemesis Andy Bell’s record-setting big wheel back flip, this crew rejects all boundaries while reinventing action sports, one episode at a time.

star 7.84
422 votes
Nitro Ut-Opia

#7 - Nitro Ut-Opia

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 15, 2009

A base jump is attempted from atop a 600-foot high bridge.

star 7.80
129 votes
No Right Churn

#8 - No Right Churn

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 24, 2009

The Circus travels to the home of Bam Margera and Chad Kagy attempts a mega ramp.

star 7.74
187 votes
Las Vegas

#9 - Las Vegas

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 22, 2009

For the Nitro Circus crew there is zero down time in Sin City. When they’re not launching motorcycles 100-feet plus in the desert or heaving themselves off a 52-story casino on the Strip, they’re thinking of other ways to wreak some good old fashion havoc. And it’s not just their own lives they’re gambling with; the cast goes big with T.J. Lavin and brings Bam Margera to tears.

star 7.70
232 votes
Nitro Winter Wonderland

#10 - Nitro Winter Wonderland

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 19, 2009

It’s a Nitro-style winter wonderland, as three Circus cast members make a trip to the hospital! DC Shoes owner Ken Block, invites the crew to come out and play at his DC Mountain Lab in Utah. Whether they’re leaping out of helicopters on inner tubes, launching themselves across a semi-frozen pond in animal costumes with pro BMX legend, TJ Laven, or flipping snowmobiles over a seventy-five foot gap with X Games gold medalist, Heath Frisby, the action is as extreme as the weather.

star 7.69
209 votes
Epic Pass/Epic Fail

#11 - Epic Pass/Epic Fail

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 22, 2009

The cast discusses stunts and misfires from the season.

star 7.64
152 votes
Go Big or Go Foam

#12 - Go Big or Go Foam

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 10, 2009

The Circus is joined by BMX legend Mat Hoffman and Angels pitcher Ervin Santana for some California stunts that run the go-big gamut: the cast gets launched 100 feet into the air as human cannonballs, Street Bike Tommy dives 50 feet into a monster...

star 7.59
165 votes
Mud and Guts

#13 - Mud and Guts

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 1, 2009

The crew heads down to North Carolina to visit Dennis ``Grave Digger'' Anderson's monster truck mud park. Elsewhere, Andy Bell takes a violent spill.

star 7.53
185 votes
Nitro City

#14 - Nitro City

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 27, 2009

Travis Pastrana and his daredevil crew head to Los Angeles, where SWAT instructors will shoot them with tasers. Also, the team will do back flips between two buildings which are 75-feet apart.

star 7.46
224 votes
The Circus Heads West

#15 - The Circus Heads West

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 15, 2009

Longtime friend and pro FMX rider, Ronnie Renner, invites the Nitro crew to his California ranch, where newfound friend and show producer, Johnny Knoxville, is waiting to play a little bull croquet. In between all the madness, the cast find time to drop in on their friend, Rob Dyrdek, at his fantasy factory. After the factory, the cast get back to what they do best: a spectacular chaos crossover involving five motorcycles, a cab, a mountain bike, and a high-powered trophy truck.

star 7.36
276 votes

#16 - Panamania

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 5, 2009

The Nitro crew crank up the heat in Panama as they turn this tropical paradise into their own extreme play land. Travis, Roner, and Scott Palmer hurl themselves off a construction crane perched atop the tallest building in Central America. Back at the hotel, Travis and Jim hydro-skim a motorcycle across a crowded pool. Then it’s deep into the jungles of Panama where the Nitro crew brings motocross to a group of young native villagers. Panamania breaks out when the crew put an inflatable blob in the Panama Canal and use it to rocket Jolene to ear-popping heights. Fill it up again!

star 7.29
185 votes
Jamaican Me Crazy

#17 - Jamaican Me Crazy

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 26, 2009

The season 1 finale finds the crew heads to Jamaica to meet up with the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team. Later, a stunt is attempted which involves a 40-foot cliff.

star 7.25
185 votes
Guinness Book

#18 - Guinness Book

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 22, 2009

The Nitro crew team up with the Guinness Book of World Records to either crush existing records or make their own. From Jolene Van Vugt’s motorcycle back flip to Streetbike Tommy’s distance attempt on a lawnmower to Jim De Champ’s sport-changing front flip on a motorcycle, the Circus goes big to set a mind-blowing number of Guinness World Records.

star 7.23
218 votes
Southern Discomfort

#19 - Southern Discomfort

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 17, 2009

The Circus travels to the East Coast.

star 7.05
216 votes
Hollywood Nitro

#20 - Hollywood Nitro

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 29, 2009

The Nitro crew find themselves in the heart of Hollywood with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s stunt double. Their first feat: riding inside a massive steel ball of death and attempting to back flip over it. They then meet up with friend Johnny Knoxville, and convince him to get back on a bike for the first time since Travis broke his penis. In true Nitro style, they proceed to terrorize another Jackass star, Steve-O, who discovers he is deathly afraid of motorcycles. They also meet up with acting icon, Gary Coleman, who joins them in a heart-stopping action sequence that’s sure to end in disaster.

star 6.44
185 votes
Puerto Rico

#21 - Puerto Rico

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 12, 2009

Travis heads back to his Puerto Rican roots to meet up with motocross legend and mentor, Gary Bailey. While there, the Nitro Crew embrace the island’s diverse landscape when they go for a Caribbean surf session and hit a dirt track set in the dense tropical jungle with their friend and motocross rider, Tara Geiger. Jim tries a two-wheel stunt that goes terribly wrong for another cast member while Jolene, Jeremy, and Tommy find themselves in a dance battle with the competitors of America’s Best Dance Crew.

star 6.44
180 votes